Single administration of butylparaben induces spermatogenic cell apoptosis in prepubertal rats.

Abstract

Parabens are p-hydroxybenzoic acid ester compounds widely used as preservatives in foods, cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals. Some parabens, including butylparaben, exert an estrogenic activity as determined by in vitro estrogen receptor assay and in vivo uterotrophic assay, and adversely affect endocrine secretion and male reproductive function. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acthis.2013.10.006

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@article{Alam2014SingleAO, title={Single administration of butylparaben induces spermatogenic cell apoptosis in prepubertal rats.}, author={Mohammad Shah Alam and Seiichiroh Ohsako and Yoshiakira Kanai and Masamichi Kurohmaru}, journal={Acta histochemica}, year={2014}, volume={116 3}, pages={474-80} }